Assessment Information

2017-2018 Test Windows

ACCESS for ELL (English Language Learners)
January - February 2018

ACT State Test Administration (Grade 11)
March 20, 2018 - ACT Administration
April 24, 2018 - ACT Administration make-up date
March 20 - April 3, 2018 - ACT Administration window for students with accommodations

KPrep:  5 days within the last 14 instructional days of district calendar for grades 3 - 8, 10 and 11

Alternate Assessment (Alt. KPrep):
Attainment Task (AT) Window 1:  November 2017 - December 2017
Attainment Task (AT) Window 2:  April 2018 - May 2018

Transition Attainment Record (TAR):  September 2017 - May 2018

AP Test Schedule:

 Day Morning test:
8 a.m.
Afternoon Test:
12 Noon
May 1, 2017       

Environmental Science  
May 2, 2017
Computer Science A 

Spanish Language and Culture
Art History

Physics 1:Algebra-Based
May 3, 2017
English Literature and Composition Japanese Language and Culture

Physics 2:  Algebra-Based
May 4, 2017
United States Government and Politics Chinese Language and Culture

May 5, 2017
German Language and Culture

United States History 
Computer Science Principles
May 5, 2017

Studio Art - last day for coordinators to submit digital portfolios (by 8 a.m. EDT) and to gather 2-D Design and Drawing students for physical portfolio assembly.

Teachers should have forwarded students' completed digital portfolios to Coordinators before this date. 

Day Morning Test:
8 a.m.
Afternoon Test:
12 Noon
Afternoon Test:
2 p.m.
May 8, 2017

Music Theory
Physics C:  Mechanics Physics C:  Electricity
and Magnestism
May 9, 2017
Calculus AB

Calculus BC
French Language and Culture

Spanish Literature and Culture
May 10, 2017
English Language and Composition Italian Language and Culture

May 11, 2017       
Comparative Government
and Politics

World History
May 12, 2017
Human Geography

European History


Science Testing:  
Grades 4 and 7 (KPrep and Alt. KPrep):  Norm-referenced testing to meet federal assessment requirements; not included in accountability.  

End of Course (Biology) in High School:  Continue to take Biology EOC and WILL BE INCLUDED in accountability.

Next Generation Learners 2016-2017: 
Achievement is unchanged

GAP:  50% of score from non-duplicated gap group percentage scoring Proficient/Distinguished in all content areas tested and 50% novice reduction targets in reading and math for individual student groups and non-duplicated gap group.  Points will be awarded based on the percent of target met for novice reduction.

Growth:  50% of score from growth percentile in reading and math and then other 50% from the categorical growth model.  The categorical growth model sums the number of students moving from a student performance level (NAPD) to a higher level, the number remaining in P/D divided by the total number of students.

Readiness:  Unchanged.

Graduation Rate:  Adjusted Cohort.

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